“Neo Park Okinawa” in Nago city in the northern part of the main island of Okinawa. It is a natural botanical and animal park where you can interact with pasturing animals on a large site.
Neo Park Okinawa opened in 1987 is a natural animal park that makes use of the subtropical climate and the wilderness of Yanbaru (northern part of Okinawa). The vast grounds of 22 hectares are divided into three zones, Africa, Latin America and Oceania. Each zone presents animals and plants in various places. This is characterized by walking around the course of about 1 kilometer in the park, and interacting with animals and plants around the world. Other facilities such as guide train, National Conservation of Species Research Institute, interaction plaza, water restaurant, etc. are substantial. While holding a face as a simple zoo, there is also an academic facility called the National Conservation of Species Research Institute that protects and breed rare wildlife in the world.
The three areas in the park are covered with huge flying gauges, and there is no barrier between humans and birds. Facilities with this wide flying gauge are rare in Japan.
If you visit Neo Park Okinawa for the first time, please get on the Okinawa Light Railway first. It is a track with a total length of 1.2 kilometers and announces sights of the park while going around Neo Park. As soon as you get on it, it temporarily stops at a place where you can see the flamingo lake on the right. In the main house on the left you can see the wild lemur who lives in Madagascar. Next you can feed carps and ducks at “African savanna pond”. After that, you will return to the terminal station past the peccary ranch, the hill of Llama, the Oceania area.
The light railway takes about 20 minutes. By riding it you can see that there are many areas.
Neo Park Okinawa filled with plenty of places of interest. Flying gauges boasting one of the biggest domestic sizes will be happy for bird lovers. When you sightseeing around Nago, why not try visiting birds and animals?
Neo park OKINAWA in Nago of a main island northern part. This is a popular natural animals-and-plants park, which is proud of a vast site, and the contact with the animals.
The Neo Park Okinawa opened in 1987 is a natural animal park utilized subtropical climate and the Nature in northern Okinawa Island. In the cage put on the very large site of 22 hectares, it is roughly classified into three zones in Africa, Central America, and Oceania, and is exhibiting the animals and plants of every place to each.
It is the feature that it can come into contact with the animals and plants of every corner of the earth, taking a walk around inside the garden and about one kilometer course. Otherwise, facilities, such as a guide train, an international kind preservation research center, a communication open space, are substantial. It is the popular spot that can enjoy the wide generation.
It is exciting that the entrance such as the cave. Shortly after coming in, big ponds and many birds will spread at hand. It is said that this is the place made considering the lake in Kenya as a model. Various kinds of birds are collected and it is considerably impressive. Since a bird comes in front of you, it is dynamic.
In communication open space, there is not only a guinea pig, or a rabbit and a dog but a slightly big animal like llama, capybara, and alpaca, and it can be enjoyed. Separately from an admission fee, 300 yen per person are required for aged 4 years old or over.
A photograph can be taken by riding on the shell of a giant tortoise. It is OK even if an adult rides.
You can see the figure of the animal which cannot be seen usually can be caught and it becomes a very good experience.
|Name:||Neo Park Okinawa|
|Access:||By Highway express bus
Naha Airport(Highway Bus stop) (approx.110 minutes)→Nago Bus Terminal
then Taxi approx.5 minutes)
|Price:||660 yen (Adult)
330 yen (High school students and Junior high school students)
220 yen (over 4 years old - Elementary school students)
Free (Under 3 years old)
Please refer the official web page.